By Marcos Duran-Salcedo Posted February 6, 2013
Winterfest kicked off with a great pep assembly. The basketball teams were introduced, and Winterfest King and Queen nominees had a competition, in which Denise Ruiz and Jesse Studebaker came out as victors, and the assembly ended with the continued chant “ GO LOWRY, BEAT ELKO!!!”
The person chosen this year exemplifies what it means to be a true leader in the community and has given his time endlessly to Lowry High School. This individual graduated in 1993 from Lowry High School and served as the Lettermen’s Club president, Winnada year book sports editor, varsity football and basketball manager and a four-year letterman for the golf team. This individual is the only person to have received five varsity letters in one sport at Lowry High, and in total, he received 13 varsity letters. Please join me in congratulating our Honorary Buckaroo, Mr. Tony Erquiaga.
Tony has spent his entire professional career with Winnemucca Publishing/ “Humboldt Sun”, where he has been employed for 18 years and has been a sports writer since 2003. His job requires him to cover all the Buckaroo sports teams, from freshmen football to varsity swimming. Queen Candidate Raven Hunter Black. Raven is involved in Lettermen’s Club, Leadership and track. She is currently the Senior Class Vice President and works at the Martin Hotel. Raven’s future plans are to follow in her mom’s footsteps and pursue a career in cosmetology.
King Candidate Cole Michael Erquiaga. Cole is involved in Lowry golf and has been a part of two state championship teams. plans The other candidates included Denise Ruiz and Jesse Studebaker, and Tyler Brumm and Ashley Principe.